Are you looking for ways to beat those winter blues for your kids? We have the perfect option for you! There is something for everyone's interest........ babysitting, drones, wreaths, and so much more! Don't wait to get signed up as there is limited space for some of the events!
Sometimes, all it takes is a little one-on-one time with a parent for a child to really open up to them. The Strengthening Families Program: For Parents and Youth 10-14 (SFP 10-14) established in 2001 for pre-teens and their parents is desined to do just that. Lyon County fifth and sixth grade students and their parents are invited to enroll in this free, six week program beginning March 2.
The 4-H Food Safety and Quality Assurance (FSQA) program will again be in place for the current 4-H year. FSQA stands for Food Safety Quality Assurance. This program helps 4-H producers understand their role in producing food, and help them make wise, ethical decisions related to food production. If you exhibit the following livestock are required to be FSQA certified: Beef, Bottle/Bucket Calf, Dairy, Goat, Swine, Sheep, Rabbit (if it is not a pet project), and Poultry. You MUST become FSQA certified to exhibit your animals at the County Fair and/or Iowa State Fair.
Clover Kids is an Iowa Youth Development Program. Iowa State University Extension and Outreach of Lyon County provides
Clover Kids to 2nd and 3rd graders. This program is separate from
the 4-H club program and is for pre-4-H age kids to DISCOVER 4-H!
What can youth expect to do in Clover Kids?
· Explore science, technology, healthy living, citizenship, leadership, communication, and the arts
· Strengthen motor skills through a variety of experiments and crafts
· Have fun learning and playing cooperative games
· Make friends and learn to work positively in a group setting
· Particpate in the Lyon County Fair in July
Clover Kids is offered once a month, November 2016 – May 2017